This recipe for plum jam will appeal to fans of experiments in the kitchen. If you add orange and mint to the usual preparation, the jam will acquire a completely new, refreshing taste with light citrus notes. It is very tasty, I advise you to try it.
Step by step cooking recipe
Rinse the plums, remove the stalks and seeds, cut the fruits into 4 parts.
Pour the prepared plums with sugar and leave overnight to let the juice flow.
Then drain the plums in a colander and collect the resulting juice in a bowl for cooking.
Boil the syrup. Bring plum juice to a boil, boil for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the zest from an orange in any convenient way, squeeze out the juice, cut the pulp arbitrarily.
Place plums in a bowl with syrup, add orange juice, zest and orange pieces. Put the workpiece on the fire, bring to a boil and, stirring, boil over low heat until the desired consistency.
At the end of cooking, add sprigs of fresh mint and boil for another 3-5 minutes.
Pour hot jam into sterile jars, seal tightly, wrap and leave to cool completely. Ready jam can be easily stored at room temperature.